Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A clear effervescent nonalcoholic drink flavored with ginger extract.
- ‘Then all you have to do just before serving is top up the jug with ice-cold fizzy lemonade, or ginger ale.’
- ‘I took him a can of ginger ale, and the tomato soup.’
- ‘Pour fresh ginger ale or another light-colored soda into a tall glass.’
- ‘We washed them down with ginger ale and iced tea, both served in satisfyingly large glasses.’
- ‘Of course, he was drinking ginger ale, despite the jeering he had received at the bar when he ordered the non-alcoholic drink.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.